Winston Stanley

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Winston Stanley
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Full name Winston Ulysses Stanley
Date of birth (1974-07-14) July 14, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Victoria, British Columbia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 184 lb (83 kg; 13.1 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000–2001
2001–2003
Leicester Tigers
Leeds Carnegie
16
10
30
15
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1994-2004  Canada 66 (123)

Winston Ulysses Stanley (born July 14, 1974 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian rugby union footballer. He played wing for University of British Columbia, James Bay Athletic Association and Vancouver Kats in Canada before later moving to English club Leicester Tigers.

He earned 66 caps for Canada. He made his debut on May 21, 1994 against the United States. He played at the 1995 Rugby World Cup finals and the 2003 Rugby World Cup finals.

Stanley was part of the Leicester Tigers team that won the Heineken Cup, Zurich Premiership, and the Championship play-off in 2001. Stanley started the victorious 2001 Heineken Cup Final for Leicester.[1]

He retired from international rugby following the 2003 Rugby World Cup. In 2004 he was named as player/coach for the Velox Valhallians club in Victoria.

Since then, he has coached Edmonton Gold in the Rugby Canada Super League and the Vancouver Island Crimson Tide Under-20 men's squad. For the 2013-14 rugby season, he was a coach with the University of Victoria Vikes team. He has since worked in numerous school coaching rugby all around Victoria and Canada.

He is currently Director of Rugby at Glenlyon Norfolk School in Victoria. In 2014 he returned to Velox and was named head coach for the Velox Valhallians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "European glory seals Leicester treble". BBC. 19 May 2001. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1360000/images/_1360823_stanley300.jpg

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/team_pages/canada/players_to_watch/2976509.stm